Noise in the Tropical Underground: A reporte on noise and experimentel music in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia

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Interest in experimental music scenes from a global perspective has grown in recent years as familiar avant-garde art forms are found ensconced in various communities in many parts of the world. Often, the aesthetic expression found in these scenes could be understood as a mixture of a globally recognized phenomena, such as noise art, and distinctive practices drawn from the situated local cultures. In January, Sanne Krogh Groth visited the Indonesian noise and experimental music scene on Central Java in Indonesia.


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  • Musicology


  • noise, experimental music, global music, sound art
Translated title of the contributionStøj i den tropiske undergrund: Noise in the Tropical Underground
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jun 29
Publication categoryResearch

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